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Westminster Cathedral, London

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Admire classic 19th-century Neo-Byzantine architecture at Westminster Cathedral. Located in the heart of London, the cathedral holds the title for the oldest Catholic church in England and Wales. Wander through the main sanctuary and surrounding chapels to enjoy ornate mosaics and marble furnishings free of charge. For a small fee, you can climb the cathedral’s high tower for sprawling views of the city. Visit during a service for awe-inspiring organ music and choral performances. Plan to visit Westminster Cathedral during your London vacation using our convenient London day trip site .
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  • There is much more to this place than just the brickwork outside and the tower (which you can pay a small fee to go up). The inside has lots of historic paintings and other items of note, though becau...  more »
  • In addition to being very characteristic for the facade, it is also very beautiful inwardly. Being a Byzantine Church, there are numerous mosaics that emerge and shine on the dark brick, creating a surprising effect. I'd call it a hidden gem.
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  • A very old Catholic church located at Victoria London. It's got beautiful mosaic paintings on the interior walls. The seats didn't appear too old though but the altar was beautiful. A mass had just ended and numerous candles had been lit. It was peaceful and quiet.
  • Touristy yet homely. A beautiful and well maintained edifice gifted to our generation by history. Worth visiting. Worth attending Mass. Go online and find the Mass Times. I suggest you attend and of the sung Masses. The singing is just breath taking .
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